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Vancouver City Bird Competition Searches For Official Civic Rep

An undated photo provided by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology shows a Black-capped chickadee.  A chickadee's two-note song and a song sparrow's trill can be subtly modified by low levels of PCBs, according to a study published this week in the journal PLOS ONE.  (AP Photo/Shirley Gallant)
An undated photo provided by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology shows a Black-capped chickadee. A chickadee's two-note song and a song sparrow's trill can be subtly modified by low levels of PCBs, according to a study published this week in the journal PLOS ONE. (AP Photo/Shirley Gallant)

Shine your beaks and dust off your feathers, birdies, it's your time to soar!

The City Bird competition is searching for someone to squawk about.

Six birds that live in Vancouver year-round are "competing" for public votes to be named this year's "official City Bird." The winning feathered friend will be used in 2015's Bird Week promotions.

Voting, which began on April 13, closes on Saturday. It's also proving to be quite popular:

In fact, several Twitter accounts have been created on behalf of the birds. We're not kidding.

Which bird gets your chirp of approval?

Vancouver City Bird Competition 2014

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